NAPA is trusted by the global maritime industry already over decades. Nearly 450 customer organizations, such as shipyards, design consultancies, and authorities, rely on our solutions for ship design. More than 2500 naval architects use NAPA daily in their design work. Our customers have improved their productivity and gained a competitive advantage and benefit by integrating NAPA into their design processes.
Usuki Shipyard, Japan
Over the last eight years, Usuki Shipyard in Japan has been expanding its use of NAPA’s ship design tools. The team from the Basic Design Section of the Ship Design Department is now looking to expand its use of NAPA 3D Models to include the design of onboard equipment.Read more
Samsung Heavy Industries, South Korea
By using NAPA design software for modeling, geometry, and to calculate stability, Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) R&D center – Samsung Ship Model Basin (SSMB) – was able to design the Tri-Star Float model and enter the wind power generation market.
Marine Design and Consulting, Norway
By using NAPA software for modeling, geometry, and to calculate ship stability, MDC can efficiently and accurately produce designs for a diverse range of vessels and support its clients with complex clean technology retrofit projects.
Hyundai Heavy Industries, South Korea
The world’s largest shipyard, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), implemented NAPA Steel’s 3D model-based ship structural design tool across its Basic Hull Design Department. This marked a paradigm shift for HHI – it facilitated a move away from 2D drawing-based process.Read more
Fincantieri is one of the world’s leading shipyards. Since 1995 it has used NAPA to streamline its design process, with the partnership is still driving innovation today.
How has Fincantieri used NAPA Steel to stay ahead of the competition for 18 years?Read more
Fosen Design and Solutions, Norway
By integrating NAPA software into its initial design phase, Fosen Design and Solutions could easily take its models from 2D to 3D, laying the foundations for incomparable agility, fewer errors, and a smoother overall design process.Read more
Aker Arctic, Finland
NAPA brings unrivaled efficiency to the novel ice-class vessel design process at Aker Arctic.
Namura Shipbuilding, Japan
The Technology Development Centre of Namura Shipbuilding, which oversees the development of concept design of standard vessels, uses NAPA when establishing an effective concurrent design process between the different disciplines.Read more
Møre Maritime, Norway
Norwegian ship consulting company focusing on wellboat designs found NAPA software to meet their needs for an integrated solution for advanced stability and regulation support.
MV Werften, Germany
How to manage design complexity for Genting’s cruise ships with NAPA Steel?
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, South Korea
DSME chose NAPA Steel thanks to its transformative effect on the ship design process, following an extensive benchmarking process involving multiple vendors.Read more
NAPA User Community
NAPA users meet annually in NAPA User Meeting and NAPA User Seminars, organized in Finland, Japan, China, and South Korea.
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